22 02, 2017

February recipes featuring Stevia

2017-02-22T01:00:46+00:00February 22nd, 2017|February 2017|

With February seemingly all about sugar and sweets, let's explore some treats that won't cause undue stress on the body. Here are some low-glycemic, low-calorie options for you to test-drive. The secret ingredient? Stevia!   ORANGE SUN TEA Iced tea isn't just for summer. An orange sweet tea is yummy—hot or cold—with a little sprinkle [...]

15 02, 2017

NuNaturals Giveaway

2017-02-15T01:00:42+00:00February 15th, 2017|February 2017|

Lately I have been reducing my intake of all kinds of sugars and sweeteners, even “natural” ones, like honey and dates. My dilemma is that I love sweets, and when I tried substituting low-glycemic sweeteners such as stevia, I didn’t enjoy the aftertaste. Then I discovered NuNaturals® brand. This product is like no other [...]

8 02, 2017

Answers to Your Questions About Sugar

2017-02-08T01:00:06+00:00February 8th, 2017|February 2017|

Stumped about an ingredient or recipe? Got a health query? Send your thoughts to [email protected]  Today, I’m answering questions about sugar. Sugar is a topic many people have questions about. Are all sugars bad? Which foods am I eating that have added sugars? How much should I allow myself per day? Unfortunately, as Americans, we [...]

1 02, 2017

“Fake It” Doesn’t Make It

2017-02-01T01:00:29+00:00February 1st, 2017|February 2017|

“If you are bitter at heart, sugar in the mouth will not help you.” ~ Yiddish Proverb One tall coffee Frappuccino with sucralose, acesulfame-potassium, and high fructose corn syrup, please. Otherwise known as a light coffee frap, this 90-calorie caffeine boost is a seemingly healthy substitution for its “regular” counterpart, a blended beverage with more [...]

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